Long before it was compulsory, we did always have bins for segregated recycling available on the park. When it did become a requirement within a bigger picture, we did all we could to make recycling as easy as possible but ultimately it became incredibly time consuming in constantly having to sort rubbish to avoid contamination caused by the wrong items in the wrong bins. Compounded by the Council’s changes to collections, it became impossible. Specifically over the busy periods, we were left with no bin capacity at all and no support from the Council.
Things had to change and we looked towards private refuse collection. Although all permitted items are going into one bin, we are assured that this is sorted thoroughly at the collection depot and very little goes to landfill.
Our bins here on the park are only provided for waste produced from ordinary day to day requirements such as drink cans/bottles, food packaging, toiletries, food etc.
Soft furnishings, packaging, boxes (not food related), ornaments bedding, furniture, old toys etc are not be be placed into our bins but should be taken to the local Recycling Centre. Locations and opening times can be found here: http://www.newrymournedown.org/hrc